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. this is the looming port strike threatening to shut ports from boston, miami and beyond. florida governor rick scott telling the media a strike will be devastating to his state's economy. governor's right but it's an entire nation about to get slammed. brent is the president of miller and long construction. we import -- we pointed out somewhere around 65% of international trade hits the ports. we import cars, we import produce, we import oil and gas. explain how this will affect the prices for people watching right now of everything. >> well, it will be very significant in a lot of ways. we're talking about eleven ports, basically from boston pretty much all the way around to houston. the reason governor scott is concerned is there are four ports in florida that will be affected. this is containerized shipping. electronic goods, food stuff and things like that. it could be massive impact, especially in this -- we had retailers getting trouble getting back on track. it will affect everybody's pocketbook eventually. >> eric: tell us how it trickles down to the consumer. >> basically everything will be
. wind farms and dairy are set to get hit. >> the ports of the east coast and gulf coast are bracing for a potential strike. the potential for this, midnight sunday with a shutdown threatening to threaten 20% of the cargo traffic. >> and instagram feeling the sting of the flap around privacy with users, fleeing the site. how will this impact facebook? >> as we mentioned, dennis berman, "wall street journal" market place editor is joining us here on set once again for the next hour. good to have you back, dennis. lots to talk about between the cliff and other news. >> three days before the u.s. goes over the fiscal cliff, congressional leaders will meet with the president this afternoon. i remember standing on the white house north lawn last month, after leaders met with the president back then. things looked pretty promising. here's what they said after that meeting. >> i believe that the framework that i've outlined in our meeting today is consistent with the president's call for a fair and balanced approach. >> i feel confident that a solution may be in sight. >> it was a construct
obama will be david gregory's interview -- guest on meet the press. that port strike is averted for now. the longshoremen union has expired -- extended their expiring contract by 30 days. it puts off a strike by more the 14,000 longshoremen at 50 ports across the country, including here in baltimore. a strike with the crippled operations at ports. it's reported major steps have been taken towards resolving this ongoing dispute. an abrupt end to the career of one long term maryland civil- rights leader. carl snowden will retire january 8. the office of the announcement earlier today. the decision comes amid legal problems. he was convicted last month of marijuana possession and has a court date for violating his probation in a drunk driving case. tonight was a reversal of fortune for morgan state university's president. the board of regents voted to renew his contract, weeks after voting not to. >> president wilson was diplomatic when i inquired about what led up to this controversy and why it suddenly ended in his favor, instead of pointing the finger at his critics, he took the high ro
from ports from boston to houston. coming up. plus the fbi has again released its file on marilyn monroe. this time minus all of the redactions. what the documents say about her and her suspected ties to communism ahead. and word that president george h.w. bush is improving and even singing in the hospital. that's coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news. [ cellphone chirping ] [ buzzing ] bye dad. drive safe. k. love you. [ chirping, buzzing continues ] [ horn honks ] [ buzzing continues ] [ male announcer ] the sprint drive first app. blocks and replies to texts while you drive. we can live without the &. visit sprint.com/drive. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedh
of the reasons they have been so locked up with they are thinking they want to keep their port. the russians are not the only one involved. lots of people sending weapons into syria. you have a war going on with the wrong, on the other side, you have weapons coming from saudi arabia and qatar in turkey and that is what is supplying the rebels in the civil war that is continuing to rage on. both of those don't really have a lot to gain. they have a lot to lose. their side loses, they will lose a lot. as long as the syrians are willing to keep killing each other in this process, so far the syrian civil war has now claimed 44,000 lives. many people believe there really no matter how this breaks down over the next couple of months, even if bashar al-assad does leave his power, this war could still rage on for a very long time to come. the 44,000 number could just be the beginning. a lot of people are saying that we could double that number if the violence continues over the next year. as it continues to creep closer and closer to the major cities inside syria, like what we are seeing right now.
. not as much as massive port strike would if no deal is made before this saturday. some are calling it the port's cliff. that's not the only outrage coming from the unions this week. we are going to discuss that next. free market capitalism, best path to prosperity. this is something they learned the hard day the american people are tired of the status quo. >> who are you going to vote for? >> definitely not this guy. >> you know your money got him elected last time. >> i didn't give that guy a dime. >> yeah, you did. our union gave him a big chunk of your dues money. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios mine was earned off vietnam in 1968. over the south pacific in 1943. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection, and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote.
on all of the ports on the east coast of america? >> it would have been fairly significant if we would had a shutdown on all of the ports from the east to texas and it would affect importing, exporting, manufacturers who rely on inputs to production, farmers who are trying to get their products to market overseas, trucking companies who sold jobs to pick up containers at the ports this would have been felt fairly wide throughout the u.s. economy. >> can you put a number on it? can we look at previous shutdowns of ports and what they cost the u.s. economy on a per-dayis bahhis, for example? >> sure thing. when we look back at what happened in 2002 we had a full shutdown on the west coast with a ten-day lockout. that lockout cost the u.s. economy about $1 billion a day and it took more than six months to fully recover from. >> i have to think that a lot of retailers have already tried to make alternate plans because they were fearful this was going happen and so as a result have started to spend money. did some companies start airfreighting stuff instead which would be much more expensiv
busiest seaports. the ports of los angeles and long beach shut down after a few dozen clerical workers walked off the job and dock workers refused to cross their picket line. bill whitaker has the latest. >> reporter: 11 huge cargo ships are stuck offshore, piled high with containers of food, toys, lumber. 14 others sit untouched at the docks. >> if you guys could start handing the fliers out. >> reporter: transporters, wholesalers and retailers are growing angst. ingrid lazcano, owner of andean dream, imports quinoa, popular right now in the u.s. her last shipment was diverted to mexico, another was diverted to chile. >> we have about $400,000 worth of merchandise at stake and our factory workers in bolivia can't make new merchandise until we figure out how we're going to handle the problem with getting these two containers in. >> reporter: fred johring owns golden state express trucking. his lot, usually empty, is filled with 20 parked trucks. each usually earns $500 to $600 a day at the ports. everyday you're losing how much? >> at least $4,000. >> reporter: a day? >> per day. >> re
news tonight for the ports up and down the east coast in the retailers to depend on them. the possible strike that could a crippled the cargo economy will not happen for at least another 30 days. 11 news has been keeping an eye on the negotiations. federal mediators say that the union has agreed to extend their contract until at least midnight january 28th. the work stoppage would have idled shipments of a huge range of consumer products from electronics to clothing. now to the fiscal cliff hanger. three more days and then tax hikes on everyone, automatic spending cuts, and no deal reported. the two parties are talking again at least. steve has the latest from capitol hill. >> sources are capitol hill say president obama in today's talks feels he has the advantage back and that he will press on his original demand that income taxes rise on earnings over $250,000. it's a positive sign, the first meeting since mid november the four congressional leaders at the white house. called by president obama, house speaker john boehner is a key figure. >> the fact that he has come back to me says
blow sometime soon not from the fiscal cliff, but from a union strike that could shut down major ports from coast to coast. should the white house step in? we're going to be talking smoot holly in a second. heather: former president george h.w. bush has been hospitalized for more than a month. what doctors are now saying about the former president's health. gregg: and from twilight twists to secret e-mails to the cia, a look back at the biggest scandals, scandals of 2012. oh, yeah, that was a scandal. heather: that's a big one. ash cd from capital one, sven gets great rewards for his small business! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purche, everday! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great sinesses deserve great rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? here's your invoice. heather: welcome back. an upd
. >>> another executive quits his job at the port of oakland after an independent investigation into expenses charged to the port. the probe found dozens of employees put questionable charges on the port credit cards. >>> got your traffic and rain on the way coming up. ,, ,,,,,, >>> good morning. a live look at the bay bridge, it's backed up solidly through the may see this morning. there is a stall reported near the metering lights so that's not helping the commute about 20 to 25 minutes to get on the bay bridge. the nimitz 880 through oakland looks good towards downtown. and once again a dense fog advisory issued by chp for portions of eastern contra costa. >> patchy fog out there now out the door. watch out for that especially in some of the interior valleys. but yeah, looks like the 30s and 40s right now. by the afternoon, only in the 50s and 60s. increasing clouds chance of rain is on the way. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn
ports in southern california are refusing to cross the picket line and set up by clerical workers. today, both sides have reached an agreement of sorts. they agree they need a federal mediator. i want to bring in miguel marquez in long beach. what's the deal? what's the hang-up here? >> reporter: well, the hang-up is over language regarding outsourcing of jobs. only talking about 800 jobs in total, and a small fraction of those are their clerical workers at the port that are striking. one of the people who is a -- represents the labor union said they were miles away a few days ago. now about a yard away. the mayor of los angeles has been up all night, he got in from an overseas trip in l.a.x. up the way here. he came here last night about midnight and he's been up with the negotiators all night trying to get them to this point today. here is how he described how those negotiations are going. >> i can just tell you as a general proposition that there is too wide of a chasm between the parties now, though the good news is they have agreed to federal mediation, they had not agreed -- agreed
's why. the ports will be open tomorrow. late last night, l.a.'s mayor announced an agreement has been reached to end the strike that crippled the nation's largest port complex just hours after federal mediators have arrived. >>> netflix soared 14% after inking a blockbuster deal for exclusive streaming rights to walt disney movies. >>> big lots shares shot up, but the sec is investigating the chief executive over a $10 million sale he made just over a month before the company's stock tanked earlier this year. the story was first reported in the "wall street journal." meanwhile darden is blaming a lackluster quarter on poor promotions and backlash over its stance against obamacare. the federal administration aviation is requiring boeing 787 have their fuel line connectors inspected over possible fuel leaks or fire. >>> john mcafee has turned up in guatemala city seeking political asylum. he's wanted as a person of interest about the murder of a fellow american. back on the street, keep an eye on pandora. it plunged 23% after the bell. and does it sometimes feel like you spend your whol
on sunday between labor union shipping at ports from boston to houston, could be halted. insiders say a deal looks like a long shot. right now over 14,000 workers are threatening to strike at 14 major ports. you see them go all along the south and east coast. not only will a strike cause billions of dollars a day, it will force shipping costs to rise. things will be delayed coming in. right now the union is fighting for workers to be paid per shipping container, which comes out to a salary of $124,000 per year for each worker. >>> mother nature adding insult to injury to people still trying to recover from super storm sandy. many in sea bright, new jersey, was devastated down there, say this week's nor'easter was like being kicked while down. one homeowner picked what she could salvage from sandy in a container. she sadly discovered it flooded. >> i don't know what to do about that. i'll have to -- first of all, get it out and get it someplace and dry it out. >> juliet: i drove down there three weeks ago, i could not believe what i saw. about 150 out of the 300 people who live there stayed.
strike in the nation's port on the east and southern coast, the first since '77 that could cost retailers and importers billions. businesses now asking its white house to get involved. >>> you can now get the nokia lumia for free, depending on the service provider contract you sign s that standard practice or a sign the company's flagship phone suspect selling well? >>> we will start off with news about the fiscal cliff. congress returning to capitol hill today to try to get a deal done on the cliff before the deadline on december 31st. senate majority leader harry reid is working to see if the scaled backpackage the president laid out last week can get through congress before monday. meantime, treasury secretary timothy geithner says the government will hit the debt ceiling on monday and he is launching an emergency plan to avert a crisis. amm eamon javers is live. what do we know? >> the president is coming back early, a couple days earlier than his vacation. did a little bit of jogging, working out in the gym over his vacation. now he will be,ing would out on this fiscal cliff. the sen
of the day. we do have some movement in the transports today, this in the wake of the news of that port strike has been averted, at least for another 30 days. that was impacting some of the truckers because there was concerns they wouldn't have some inventory to truck around the country. they've turned around and transports actually having retreated yesterday. they did move into the green a little while ago. also look at the consumer discretion nar ris because this is reflecting reaction to the news. strike has been averted as well. keep in mind there are a number of retailers in this group. there were concerns, of course, that a retail supply chain would be disrupted if we had a strike at the ports along the east coast and the gulf of the mexico. in the wake of it being averted for another 30 days we've seen some strength in home depot and lowe's of course. those stocks benefitting from day's news on pending home sales which once again was very strong. the dow up 68 points. michelle, back to you. >>> all right, mary. washington, the country wants to know are you going to rise above or
looming crisis, dock workers at more than a dozen ports across the country are threatening to walk out on the job sunday. strikes along the east coast will create a domino effect. the white house is urging an agreement as quickly as possible. >>> month will rents are on the rise. it's up 3.7% over last year. >>> travelers have attempted to carry 1500 firearms onboard airports in 2012. a separate report found that most firearms were confiscated at atlanta's heartsfield airport. >>> sea world is hoping to make a big splash by going public. it's hoping to pay down debt by going public. no word on a stock price for investing in shamu. >>> where do you get the best bang for your buck in hollywood? natalie portman, averages $42.70. shia labeouf brings in $35.80. and daniel radcliffe rakes in about $30 for every dollar he earns. >>> a sandy hook scammer is busted and tim tebow gets shoved aside again. >>> police are on the lookout for their crooks who nabbed over $30,000 in loot in including four guns, you're watching first look on msnbc. . >>> there's your first look at some of the other new
for a away is thinking about you. >> at the tow united methodist church friends of the port community are filling and sending this truck to staten island. new daily household items are the stock of choice. >> they're rebuilding. they don't need furniture yet because there are no houses. there's a lot of need. >> very inspirational to see how american people are so generous. >> it's a generosity not universally shared. >> maryland woke up in the lower shore to this headline, u.s. denies aid to maryland storm victims. >> the federal emergency management agency or fema is covering repairs to public areas on the eastern shore but says the storm did not cause enough damage to justify assistance to individuals who lost homes or businesses, more reason donation efforts like this one are crucial and timely. >> a lot of times it's easy for us to get consumed in what we need and want and this helps us to not focus internally but focus on others around us. >> from towson tim williams wjz eyewitness news. >> items from the relief effort are expected to reach n
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this week. on tuesday, we will find out if the u.s. is importing or porting more goods. that's when the balance of trade will be released and on wednesday the federal reserve will wrap up the last meetingng for 2012 with another press conference from ben bernanke. wednesday is his birthday. happy birthday, mr. chairman. retail sales report out on wednesday as is the first of two with inflation indicators the producer price indexhat tracks prices at the wholesale level followed up on friday with the consumer price index which follows. >>> finally, if you are on this list it doesn't death set you apart. professional networking site released the overused buzz words on userprofiles. they are so often used they lose significance with hiring managers. analalyzin187 mlion profiles around the globe, linkedin found create zif the top offender in the united states as well as seven other countries. rounding out the top five, organizational, effective, motivated and extensive experience. using buzz words in an effort to land your dream gig can be a buzz kill. jujust fyi. thank you for joining u
. a deal has been struck to end an eight-day strike in the port system, the largest in the nation. the port of los angeles and long beach, california. the strike was costing the economy an estimated $1 billion per day because it prevented shippers from delivering cargo to stores and other businesses. 40% of all goods shipped into the country come through those ports. union workers there were protesting the outsourcing of jobs. there's no word, yet, on the terms of the deal struck. >>> and speaking of the economy, there's important news for anyone who owns a home or is looking to buy. prices, skyrocketing to levels we have not seen in years. and "weekend gma" anchor bianna golodryga is here with the latest. good morning, bianna. >> reporter: good morning to you, josh. important news and good news. everyone's been waiting for the housing market to take off since the collapse in 2008. now, we're learning that home prices jumped 6.3% in october, compared to the same time last year. that's the biggest year-to-year gain since 2006. now, prices rose in 45 states, led by a 21% jump in arizona and a
. think they about amsterdam, right? holland's famous port city has about 780,000 people. drugs there are technically illegal but they've been tolerated since the 1970s. seattle is a port city, too, a little smaller than amsterdam. as of this week, marijuana is legal across the whole state in amounts up to one ounce. what can seattle and the rest of american expect to happen in areas with legalized pot? i asked an amsterdam journalist. >> they don't have to fear any increased -- that's my experience here in amsterdam. a lot of foreigners are coming to buy -- it's not heroin or cocaine. it's cannabis, marijuana. there are strong regulations, people who are under 18 can't buy it. the mayor checks every coffee shops every year. the police are checking it. they aren't allowed to sell any more than five grams per customer. >> so are you saying that it's an irrational fear that they have, that it's going to increase the crime rate, that it's going to be violent and there's an undercover factor -- >> yes. >> you think that's an irrational fear? >> yeah. i think it's an irrational fear.
treacherous. more than 14,000 longshoremen planning to strike on sub. it could shut down every major port from boston to houston. more than 100 million tons of goods move through those ports every year and the shutdown could cost the economy billions of dollars. the contract between the international long shore man's association and the shipping lines expired in september and was extended twice. now back to on the record. >> michael jackson's late effort family drama, this year's headlines read like a movie script. but it also brought a loss to some entertainment legends. hears a look at some of the biggest stories. ♪ and i will always love you >> the body of 48-year-old whitney houston lay on the fourth floor of the beverly hilton hotel. police saying that they showed up about 3:55:00 p.m. pacific time responding to a distress call there at the hotel and they found whitney houston dead tonight. ♪ >> the night's big winner was adelle. walking away with six grammys. ♪ >> taylor swift stole the show for the second year in a row. she was crowned entertainer of the year. >> three, two, one!
coast ports say hope through the weekend but the fight is far from over. phil keating has the latest from miami. phil? >> this just goes to show that two sides can in fact come to negotiated deal. it's great news for millions of american workers in the u.s. consumer supply chain as well as untold numbers of american consumers because all of the prices that they depend on might have gone up. bottom line, no strike on sunday. both sides remain mum so we don't know the details of this, temporary deal just yet. the sticking point had been container royalties paid to the longshoremen. the heavier the container, the more they got paid. owners wanted it capped alt last year's level, longshoremen did not. the container royalty payment issue has been agreed on in principle inside, electronics, clothing, components, airline parts, every consumer product you can think of. both exports and imports. a strike would have shortened supply and raised prices and hit the economy far harder than the port strike in california. >> there was a strike in long beach in los angeles a few weeks ago, just clerk
ports from massachusetts to texas. >>> stock prices have doubled since march '09 and that hasn't stopped american investors from selling stocks five gleers a row. an associated press analysis shows individual investors have pulled at least $380 billion u.s. stock funds from april 2007 and it's the first time ordinary investors have sold during a bull market since world war ii. >>> mortgage rates headed down last week according to freddie mac. the 30-year fixed rate average was 3.35%, just 0.04% from the 40-year lowest on record since 1971. the average on 30-year fixed rates was 3.66%, the lowest in 65 years. michelle, it seems like a good time to buy. >> yeah, maybe. >> thank you, seema, if you can get the loan. >>> why when we just upgraded their trade status in we're about to get answers from a russian expert just ahead. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- you can stay in and share something... or you can get out there and actually share something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit offection. report. i'm michelle caruso-cabrera. >> gun
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to sit down with congressional leaders with port parties today. they want to get something done quickly now before the end of the year. the president returned to washington from hawaii. can he lead both parties to a fiscal cliff work around. democrats have been dragging feet on this for months. they don't want to be pressured into a bad deal that doesn't come down to the nation books. >> any time you announce a meeting publicly in washington it's usually for political purposes. nothing good ever comes from it. one thing you have to do with politics if the president meets with a foreign leader you want to make sewer you know what is happening at the meeting. if the president calls congressional leader to the white house it's all political theater or they have a deal. my bet it's all political theater. >> they blame house republicans since john boehner hasn't been able to get them a deal to raise taxes. the name calling is getting ugly. >> american people don't understand the house of representative is operating without the house of representatives. it is being operated with a dictatorshi
kinney bunk port earl tlir week. a cop found their bloet clothing on a small island it remains unclear how the men got to the island but there's no indication of foul play. >>> things are not looking good for a whale washed up on a beach. he was stranded in the plan on breezy point in queens. they are trying to keep that sweat. biologists say it has a slim chance of surviving. that is your 5@5:00. >>> hopefully it pulls through. >> brand new video of president obama visiting fires one and leaving hawaii with five days until we fall off that fiscal cliff. the president is cutting his vacation short to return to the white house and try to hammer out a deal. but what will actually happen if we do go over the cliff? doug luzader is live for us with the details. >> it is not going to be pretty. on board air force one heading back to washington from a hawaii after cutting christmas short. can a cup of coffee help as far as christmas is concerned. starbucks is hoping. if you go into a starbucks you will get a message written on your coffee that says come together. this is a company trying to
or the bears? the traders' take ahead of the opening bell. a port strike is looming. we'll ask retail federation matthew shay about the billions of dollars that could be at stake. plus, what he thinks of the holiday retail numbers. let's look at the futures as we head to the opening. [ male announcer ] how do you trade? with scottrader streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from thought to trade, on every screen. and all in real time. which makes it just like having your own trading floor, right at your fingertips. seven dollar trades are just the start. try our easy-to-use scottrader streaming quotes. it's another reason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. it's another reason more investors are saying... to the best vacation sp(all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisiana or florida, they're gonna love it. shaul, your alabama hospitality is incredible. thanks, karen. love your mississippi outdoors. i vote for your florida beaches, dawn. bill, this louisiana seaf
, but at the same time, i've had so much port from my family, my friends, my educational background. i think it's a culmination of a bunch of different things that all i can do is just thank god that i'm here. >> i believe you still have hooks for your hands, but are you going to be moving towards getting you know, a real hand replacement, a prosthetic? >> i hope so. i've been doing a lot of research and there's really, really cool stuff on the market. there is an electric hand that i'm interested in. it can produce several different grasps, almost mick mimics a real hand. so i'm definitely interested in getting that. right now, however, what i'm most interested in is getting out of the wheelchair because that does restrict a lot of my mobility. what i'm focused on now is actually making a left leg. and doing the first mold of my first leg and be able to walk again is going to be fantastic and once that leg is is completed, my next priority will be getting some better functioning hands. >> what you had to overcome is is so -- relearn everything. things people wouldn't even learn about doing. wh
koreans only have one porch. it's difficult to ship things out of that port because of the sanctions. typically any ballistic missile parts would fly through china to the north. china is north korea's only friend. there have been reports of voice of america this week that iranian team was seen in north korea, in recent days. there are questions tonight as to whether the iranians helped or benefited from this north korean ballistic missile launch. >> shepard: jennifer griffin, thanks. from the pentagon. just released fox news poll finds most americans think the government is broken. but some fresh hope tonight that our leaders can get things together in time to keep us from going over the fiscal cliff. we'll show you what is driving the optimism. there is quite a bit of it. plus, possible break in case of the manhattan murder. days after somebody carried out apparent execution on the sidewalk. police found a very important clue miles from the scene. it could help them track down the killer. they need some help. so we'll show you with the help of journalists on fox news with this wedne
pulling into port in galveston after passengers and crew members came down with what's called the norovirus. it usually leaves its victims miserable with stomach flu-like symptoms. and some passenger credit the crew for containing the outbreak. >> we had the norovirus and they come fined us to our rooms for three days. >> it was terrible. i thought i was dying. >> they were very good at taking care of us and took care of all of our needs. >> the ship run by princess cruises left venice italy december 2nd for a 20 day cruise. a family trapped inside a burning home, the first stop on our trip across america. south dakota, firefighters say the home was already engulfed by the time they arrived at the scene just after eight o'clock this morning. sioux falls say that three children did not make it out alive found in one room on the second floor of the home. two adults managed to escape and are hospitalized. no word what started the fire. >> florida, suburban orlando, a business robbed of $30,000 broad daylight outside of his store and the whole thing caught on tape. it takes the su
. and there are 20 families in new port, connecticut, walking into a pink room with nobody laying in those beds, and it is tragic. and i don't know what needs to be done. i'm not smart enough to know what needs to be done, i know this country has issues. is it a gun issue or mental health issue? or is it a society that understands that our families are important. i didn't vote for president obama, he is my president, my leader, i need him to step up. the speaker of the house, john boehner, he needs to step up, parents, teachers, rabbis, priests, coaches. everybody needs to step up. this has to be a time for change. and i know this microphone is powerful right now because we're playing the fourth best team in the country. i wouldn't have a microphone like this the rest of my year, maybe the rest of my life. and i'm going to be an agent of change for the kids i coach, the girls i get to raise. hopefully things start to change, because it is really disappointing. i'm proud to grow up in america, i'm proud to say i'm part of the greatest country ever. and that has to stay that way. and it will stay
shut down more than a dozen east coast ports. business groups and lawmakers say a strike could cost billions of dollars and affect hundreds of thousands of jobs. a strike could begin this sunday after a current union contract expires. more than 14,000 workers handling 95% of the cargo on the east coast expected to walk off the job. >>> his first inauguration drew 1.8 million people. but it will be a lot easier to find a room for president obama's second inauguration next month. the capitol expecting less than 800,000 people this time around. many hotels say they still have rooms available and at cheaper rates. inauguration day is january 21. those are your headlines. >> clayton: as we mentioned, at least 357 flights have been canceled today. so what can travelers expect? katherine is live at logan airport in boston with more on those flight delays. hey, katherine. >> yeah, good morning. i went into logan very early this morning around 4:30. lots of travelers getting on their way. so far, so good. a lot of them have not been affected by the storm, at least not yet. two flights to dal
, or a port or a subway five years from now. >> this is another thing i'm curious about. it seems like it's reaching a critical mass in the united states, the move to arm and help the rebels in some way. i could be wrong, but it feels we're hearing more and more about it. i still don't understand because we go in and we intervene in libya. and we weren't able to procure weapons there. now the weapons are being used in gaza and now apparently being used in syria. so if we intervene, does it do more good than harm? >> i think it's a very complicated situation. if we don't know whom we are intervening for, i do think there's a potential for consequences we don't understand. what's going on in syria is -- at one level, it's a very simple morality play, which is assad and his regime are awful, brutal dictators. they have been oppressing their people. on another level, it's complicated. there are a number of people against the government who are also bad guys. there are a lot of people supporting the government. a lot of kurds and christians and syrians in syria are supporting the government, n
a public park, or they were. it's illegal and the mayor of the town of port republic in jersey says things have gotten so bad around the holidays that the only logical solution was to make the trees smell like rotten eggs and fish. >> they actually use in fertilizer. he said mix that with this thing, do it -- put two coats on it and when you get within five foot of that tree, you're not going to want to take it into your living room. >> shepard: the mayor says since he began spraying the tree with that mixture, not one single tree has gone missing. only in jersey. >>> some lottery winners in iowa were reportedly donate $3 million to build a football stadium for their local high school am but there is a catch the the school must paint the visiting team's locker room pink. it happened in a suburb of des moines. the family there won a $202 million jackpot from the powerball last september. their son a student at the school and they want the stadium ready for his senior football season. why not? the winners say they were half joking about the pink locker room, but school administrators say no
refreshed all their mobile products to have this new lightning port for charging and getting audio out. everyone has to update the lightning accessories. surge of android tablets a big met with the nexus 7 and kindle fire hd and the nook tablets from barnes & noble. >> we'll see even more? >> even more because they finally got a foothold against the ipad. companion apps another big trend because every gadget whether it's like your refrigerator or your car seems like it has an app that goes with it to help control it or just make more of that experience. so a lot of app developers making money now making apps for different gadgets. and the wireless living room is another continuing trend where now our tvs have wi-fi, our speakers are bluetooth and wireless and our cell phone chargers are wireless. >> so what's next? our toasters? [ laughter ] >> well, we're still looking at other wireless tv solutions and again 2013 another big rumor going into 2013 is this could be the year we see the apple television the full-fledged television that would have apple services in it. but other new tv t
of homeland security to watch over u.s. ports and international borders. the fbi and about a dozen police and sheriff's departments also have them. critics say the drones are an invasion of privacy. >>> a pleasant surprise for people parking in san francisco. in fact, it maybe unprecedented! the city's newer sfpark meters charge less on average than the old models. the 7,000 newer devices set rates based on demand and since their installation last year, average hourly rates have dropped by 14 cents. 17% of those meters offer hourly rates of a dollar or less. >>> 5:51. ecuador on high alert after several volcano eruptions. >> and the duchess dazzles. kate middleton makes her first public appearance since leaving the hospital. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> weak storm sliding through the bay area, a stronger line in the north bay through american canyon toward vallejo. more on your weather coming up. >> and we have lots of brake lights in sunnyvale north 101 at mathilda. two right lanes shut down for an injury accident. expect delays as you work your way through there. traffic and weather together
cliff as unions are threatening to shut down ports along the eastern seaboard. also, we peer in netflix's christmas eve outage. what does it mean for the company, for the stock? and what did it mean for movie theaters that evening? also, herbalife is getting legal muscle to combat bill ackman's short posture against the company. the question is whether or not it's going to come to reinvestors. i'm down here at the stock exchange. back to you. >> lovely to see you, as ever. thank you very much. >>> gold trading close. we showed you a few moments ago t goldman sachs commodity index barely hanging on to gains this year despite a lot of losing bets, investors are still pumping billions into the sector. jackie deangelis is looking at the winners and losers. >> good afternoon. what we have seen a bit of a correction in commodities. if the index ends the year a little lower, it will be the first decline we've seen since 2008. but you're right, the commodities saw a lot of interest this year. money invested in commodity funds is up 86% year over year according to epfr global. what were some of
-born oil and gas magnate, was last seen driving his motor boat through port everglades florida. sips then there is family battle over his $100 million fortune. >>> a brand new study finds decline in obesity rates among young children from low income families. centers for disease control saying it is a sign the obesity epidemic might soon be under control. harris: an eye-popping scene in southern california. a sinkhole swallowing a city bus. a water main break caused major flooding in oceanside and tore apart the road. the driver didn't know that and drove the bus head first right into it. he was able to crawl out of a window safely. nobody else was on the bus, fortunately. the city had to turn off water for 400 homes to fix the problem. a public works official saying it is good reminder not to drive through standing water, sometimes there is no road underneath. jon: good reminder. right now parts of the south getting a look at the devastation caused by tornados that swept through on christmas day. a feeling one alabama church knows all too well. alberta baptist church in tuscaloosa,
. >> brian: i have the roll on. by the way, why would you get the ports scent. >> steve: you are a ports guy. >> brian: that's true. >> gretchen: next up on the run down, take it away. >> brian: go ahead. >> gretchen: you take it >> brian: i will go. eat your burger would you want taking your wrapper off. can you say lazy. now you guys go. >> steve: turbotax tim may be leaving the days of secretary of treasury behind him. does he have his eye on another high profile post in washington. stewart varney is next. >> gretchen: oh, my god. ♪ ♪ the world is supposed to end on friday. today giants said they want their money now. . want our money right now. that's not good. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] with free package pickup from the u.s. postal service the holidays are easy. visit usps.com. pay, print, and have it picked up for free before december 20h for delivery in time for the holidays. you can even give us special instructions on where to find it. free package pickup. from the u.s. postal service. because it's nice to have an extra pair of hands around for the holidays. if you're a man with
and hanukkah is over. you have to start shopping for the next day. that will be constrained because of the port strike. >>> when we come back, house majority whip kevin mccarthy did sign this offer from the gop. can he convince the white house to back the republican solution to the fiscal cliff? one more look at futures on a tuesday morning as melissa said. not a lot of data today. just wait until the next three days. it all starts with adp, jobs coming up later this week. more "squawk on the street" back in a minute. bob, these projections... they're... optimistic. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. >>> shares of toll brothers are rising beating estimates helped by a jump in signed contracts and a drop in cancellation rates. every metric in this report came out gangbusters and the ceo cited this upswing in momentum that began in the first quarter of th
it is. radical islamicism. and clearly that's a force to be reckoned with as port of this revolutionary change. they were not the catalyst for the change. it was the liberal reformers who were. but they are certainly taking advantage of it. alisyn: remember when mubarak was ousted. there was a worry there would and power vacuum and the muslim brotherhood would fill the power vacuum. people who predicted that must feel like it seems like the worst has happened in morsi becoming me dictator. >> they were the most powerful organization. they are not all radical islamist, they are not all salafists. they clearly had -- they were able to turn that vote out. now certainly they are moving much more to the right. alisyn: what do you think is going to happen as we watch these demonstrations and they seem to be getting more violent. what do you think is going to happen? >> i think morsi will have to back down and provide concessions to the people. alisyn: you think the anti-morsi protesters now have some power? >> he doesn't want this tush mail to continue an doesn't want his military and police
says your holiday packages, delayed. unavoidable delays. the blizzard hit its main port in kentucky pretty hard. >>> and every year right around this time, conservationists come up with the world's most endangered animals. the cow, yes, that the president owned was endangered a couple of years back. but the cow is on the comeback trail. dan lothian has this american journey. >> reporter: you are looking at one of the rarest, most endangered animals on the planet, the randall lineback cow. they are more endangered than polar bears, mountain tigers and there are fewer than 500 left on this planet. not in some far flung corner of the world but most here in northern virginia. joe henderson, a real estate executive and part-time farmer, is on a mission to save this historic be breed of cattle from going exstint. >> you cannot look at these cows and tell me that they are not beautiful. and the little babies -- >> pandas of the cow world. >> but it's very expensive raising these bovine pandas. >> this animal to survive must find a job. i think we found the job and the job is -- it is kind
to watch over u.s. ports and international borders. critics say the drones are an invasion of privacy. the council will send the issue back for review next year. >>> well, 'tis the season to give and the glide foundation and gap, inc., is doing that this morning. a massive grocery bag giveaway is under way in san francisco at glide memorial. about 5500 free bags full of food will be handed out and the giveaway is until noon. traffic and weather after a break. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. we're seeing delays along 101 as you work your way along the peninsula and connect to the san mateo bridge so give yourself some extra time is there. no accidents but extra busy. san mateo bridge itself looking like you can see just extra volume on the westbound side toward foster city. elsewhere, along the freeways, the south 101 at lucas valley in marin county accident blocking lanes slow there. north 880 at davis a wreck also blocking lanes, slow-and- go. and 880 northbound stacked up through oakland. elizabeth? >> thanks, gianna. lots of clear blue skies outside right now and deep blues on our w
or are in the process of being fulfilled. onity has given some hotels a free plastic cap to cover the port. the industry says they work, but not our expert. >> they're silly. they're basically a temporary fix at best. >> can a criminal still get through that? >> absolutely. takes a screwdriver and a minute. >> onity is also offering to upgrade the locks for a price. but many hotels haven't done it yet. >> we're working on a solution to it. >> reporter: joe is president of the industry group representing hotels. >> bottom line, the hotel industry has known about this problem for five months and while you and onity works out who's going to pay for what, doesn't that leave hotel guests vulnerable? >> not really. because we have extra security in a lot of the hotels. we're really looking at this as a number one priority -- >> what about the hotels we visited? we were able to get in, why can't a criminal? >> a criminal might be able to get in and -- but, you know, we really believe it's important for people to realize that they are secure in a hotel. >> reporter: but are they? he says they've hired an indepe
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